Add a Splash Screen Section to the Handbook?
gnemmi at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 21:21:49 UTC 2008
On Thursday 20 November 2008 5:04:40 pm Daniel Seuffert wrote:
> Gonzalo Nemmi wrote:
> >> Wouldn't it be nice to have some FreeBSD specific splash
> >> screens in the artwork section or elsewhere and you mention
> >> it in your section? Maybe it would be good idea to ask
> >> on advocacy for proposals?
> > Indeed .. I've been thinking about this for a long time ... there's a
> > severe lack of FreeBSD related artwork .. so much so that I was thinking
> > on paying some artists I know to come up with a series of FreeBSD
> > boot/splash/backgrounds/sleeves and CD-DVD cover images ...
> > Peer Schaefer's work (CD-ROM labels, sleeves and cases for FreeBSD) is
> > impecable, but he seems to be the only one working on FreeBSD art:
> > http://www.wolldingwacht.de/foss/freebsd/cdrom-artwork/
> > I translated the text on his CD-ROM labels, sleeves and cases for FreeBSD
> > into spanish in order to get some "globalized" advocacy:
> > http://www.wolldingwacht.de/foss/freebsd/cdrom-artwork-es/
> I suggest you have a look at:
> You can find any CD-/DVD-label I have ever produced for an
> event and afaik there's every BSD you might need (if I have
> forgotten something please let me know).
You don't have an idea how much time I spent looking for those
CD-/DVD-labels ... Finally .. there they are !!
If you ever come up with some CD/DVD sleeves and cases, just let me know and
I'll do the spanish translation :)
... and .. ahm .. DragonFlyBSD seems to be missing ;)
> > On august this year, Daniel Seuffert was asking for posters to use at
> > events:
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-advocacy/2008-August/003701.ht
> Yes, that was me. We have 2 posters available now:
> (designed by Aron Schlesinger)
> (designed by Lars Engels aka lme at FreeBSD.org)
> I want to have more posters (5 or more) if possible
> > I believe OpenBSD sets the standar on this one .. with new OpenBSD
> > related art on every release, posters, t-shirts, lots of stickers and so
> > on ...
> no doubt
> > I've been hesitant on wether or not to bring this issue up on
> > freebsd-advocacy but if I'm not alone on this one, I'm willing to do so.
> we should pick up the idea from Manolis with the new forum
> imho as well as advocacy
You guys lead, I'll follow :)
> > I thought that Anton Gural's work would have put an end to this ... but
> > it did not :(
> artwork is a never ending story, you cannot have to much of
> On a side note:
> Just in case you haven't seen it yet: We have a lot of
> flyers available in English, French, German
> Maybe somebody is willing to translate to Spanish? ;-)
Will do ;)
> - Daniel
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